How to Cook Binagol

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  • 1 Cup taro root
  • 1 Cup Thick coconut milk
  • 3/4 Cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 Can condensed milk
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • Banana leaves
  • 4 Coconut shells
  • Cooking twine


  1. In a non stick pan, combine shredded taro root, coconut milk and brown sugar.
  2. Cook over medium heat for about 6 minutes while stirring constantly.
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook for another 10 minutes.
  4. Add condensed milk and cook, stirring continuously for another 20 minutes.
  5. Fill each coconut shell with mixture, Make a well in the center and drop raw egg yolk.
  6. Cover the top with mixture and spread smoothly.
  7. Layer two pieces of banana leaves to cover the filled coconut shell and tie securely.
  8. Place in a steamer, cover and cook for another half an hour.

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